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Title

Presentation (mitate) of the story of the courtesan Takao

late 1790s


Artist

Chōtensai Eiju

Japan


Details


Other Titles

Fishing

Untitled


Alternative title

Mitate Takao-dayû


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

late 1790s


Media category

Print


Materials used

colour woodcut


Dimensions

25.4 x 38.5 cm image; 25.5 x 39.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.l., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Chôtensai Eiju ga [picture by Chôtensai Eiju] " .
Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1961


Accession number

DO3.1961


Artist information

Chōtensai Eiju

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Jackie Menzies, The Floating World: Japan's world of transient pleasures, Sydney, 1994, not paginated. cat. no. C3